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IRRIGATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (Yemen)

Yemen

Titre : IRRIGATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (Yemen)

Pays : Yemen

Date d’approbation : 07-SEP-2000
Date de clôture : 31-DEC-2008

Type de produit : BIRD/IDA Association internationale de développement (IDA)

Emprunteur : GOVERNMENT OF YEMEN

Agence d’exécution : MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND IRRIGATION

Description
The Irrigation Improvement Project is the first phase of the country’s Program, to ensure sustainable water resources management in seven main spate irrigation schemes in Yemen, and improve agriculture productivity, and small-holder income in these areas.

The project components are :
1) To support the rehabilitation, improvement, and protection of spate irrigation infrastructure, namely Tuban and Zabid schemes, topographical surveys, with detailed design, and hydraulic models testing will be implemented, with supervision on improvements of irrigation systems at the canal level, including wadi levels. This include construction of flood protection, and road rehabilitation works.
2) To enhance irrigation, and environment management, a participatory irrigation management approach will be established, that is, through water users associations (WUA), and a scheme water users federation, with joint management mechanisms, should provide institutional support. Operation and maintenance equipment will be provided, to be leased by the WUAs, and, supported by groundwater, and hydraulic monitoring.
3) An intensive agriculture demonstration program will provide improved agricultural practices, through extension services in technology transfer.
4) Institutional strengthening, and capacity building will support the relevant institutions in the irrigation sector, including legal framework support.

Informations financières
International Development Association (Ida) : 21,3 millions de dollars EU
Local Beneficiaries : 1,2 millions de dollars EU
Coût total du projet : 25,6 millions de dollars EU **
** Le coût total du projet inclut l’ensemble des financements provenant de la Banque mondiale et d’autres sources, et est exprimé en millions de dollars EU.

Banque Mondiale

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